Salsa  Roja



12 servings

55 minutes

This Salsa Roja is fresh and flavorful, with a great kick of heat. Made with fresh roasted vegetables and aromatic spices, this salsa tastes delicious with all your favorites dishes.


– 2 lbs. Roma tomatoes, cut in half – 1 medium onion, peeled and quartered – 3 jalapeno peppers (see note below) – 4 garlic cloves, pelled – 1 tsp. cumin powder – 1 tsp. salt or to taste – 2 tbsp. lime juice – ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves

Step 1

Place the tomatoes, onion, jalapenos, and garlic onto a large baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil, and bake at 400°F for about 40-45 minutes. Let them cool.

Step 2

Place all of the roasted veggies into a food processor and add cumin powder, salt, lime juice, and cilantro. Process for about 20-30 seconds depending on your desired consistency. Serve.

How to Store

To store your salsa, you can place it in a container with a tight lid and leave it in the refrigerator for up to 7 days.


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